Rep. Jim Cooper
Democrat • 5th District, Tennessee • 13th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 3 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 222 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 41 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 300 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 of 439)
Cooper was born July 19, 1954 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He is the son of former governor of Tennessee Prentice Cooper. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, University of Oxford and the Harvard University Law School.
In 1982, he won the Democratic primary for the new 4th Congressional District, which had been created when Tennessee gained a district after the 1980 census. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1347 - John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting ActReferred to the Subcommittee Mar 31, 2015 2 Views
To prohibit States from carrying out more than one Congressional redistricting after a decennial census and apportionment, to require States t...
H.R.1346 - Redistricting Transparency Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 31, 2015 3 Views
To require States to carry out Congressional redistricting in accordance with a process under which members of the public are informed of redi...
H.R.187 - No Budget, No Pay ActReferred to the House Committee Jan 07, 2015 3 Views
To provide that Members of Congress may not receive pay after October 1 of any fiscal year in which Congress has not approved a concurrent res...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1683Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 9 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
H.R.1619Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 25 Views
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the b...
H.R.1635Referred to House Judiciary Mar 25, 2015 11 Views
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marihuana, and for other purp...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Nay (against party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Nay (against party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015